Misericordia Community Hospital
|Misericordia Community Hospital|
|Location||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada|
|Hospital type||Acute Care|
|Helipad||TC LID: CMC2|
|Lists||Hospitals in Canada|
The Misericordia Community Hospital is an acute care hospital located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Misericordia is home to the Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine (iRSM), a facility for reconstruction of the face, head and neck.
The original Misericordia Hospital was established in 1900 by the Congregation of the Sisters of Misericorde, a religious congregation dedicated to nursing the poor and unwed mothers. The Sisters of Misericorde operated the hospital until the 1970s. The hospital is now part of Covenant Health, a Catholic health care provider operating 18 facilities across Alberta, in cooperation with Alberta Health Services.
The Misericordia Community Hospital offers a wide range of services.
- 24-hour Emergency Care
- General Medicine and Surgery
- Plastic Surgery
- Intensive and Coronary Care
- Mental Health
- Women's Health
- Ambulatory Care
- Misericordia Community Hospital
- Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Congregation of the Sisters of Misericorde". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.
- "Sisters of Misericorde founder is venerable". Western Catholic Reporter. 2013-12-16. Retrieved 2015-05-14.
- Covenant Health. "Celebrating 150 years of Catholic health care in Alberta". Retrieved 2015-05-14.
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